11 Reasons Why Procrastination May Not be the HSP Problem You Think it is

by Caroline van Kimmenade

In our market-economy, time is money and getting more things done is often considered of the utmost importance. In this context, procrastination tends to be treated as the evil enemy, how do we beat it? Yet, what if procrastination is not necessarily the problem we assume it is? Let me divert a little to explain what I mean. If you’re HSP then you process things deeply. Information goes in and it goes through a 4-part […]


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1 Urbana February 6, 2014

Thank you! I loved this and it was just what I needed today.

2 Mary Ann February 20, 2014

I often feel I am procrastinating. However, reading what you said here makes me think about it in a new way. This is very helpful, and I really appreciate it!

3 Caroline van Kimmenade February 20, 2014

I’m glad to hear it’s opening new avenues, Mary Ann!

4 Germaine May 23, 2014

You have a brilliant mind that has an innovative and accurate way of viewing things! Caroline, thank you for being the special person you are! My mind has been brilliant and innovative as well when helping others. Yet, dull and inaccurate when viewing my own needs and how to fulfill them. I was always sad about my tendency toward procrastination, even-though I accomplished great things throughout my adult life (much for other people, some for myself). Procrastination is my achilles heel. I could not understand why I had this tendency. Yet at the same time, I always felt Highly-Sensitive and therefore thought I “couldn’t handle” overload (negative emotions in myself or others.) Now after reading your brilliant/innovative/accurate article, I see how the overload was truly that…too much old and new grass to chew on simultaneously. And all 11 reasons fit me to the tee, a couple reasons happened during some seasons of my life, but usually a few reasons happened simultaneously during most of my life…including now. Mahalo, mahalo, mahalo (thank you, thank you, thank you.) Now it’s time for this pretty purple cow to walk off the grassy green meadow and into the barn for a break. (now that’s a brilliant idea Germaine!)

5 Caroline van Kimmenade May 24, 2014

That’s great Germaine, enjoy the barn! :)

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